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Economics Professor Emeritus Featured in Globe and Mail Article

Economics Professor Emeritus David Laidler speaks on how quantitative tightening by the Bank of Canada is an indication of an approaching steep downturn in the economy. The article goes on to discuss the shrinking supply of money and the central bank's need to reflect on its polices. To read the full article, visit The Globe and Mail (paywall).

Economics Professor Emeritus Featured in Toronto Star Article

Economics Professor Emeritus David Laidler spoke on the mistake of attributing Canada's inflation rates to war in the Ukraine. The article discusses further the effect of the war on the economy, and other causes for the rise of inflation. To read the full article, visit   The Toronto Star

Economics Ph.D. Candidate Wins Award

Economics Ph.D. candidate and lecturer, Phuong Vu, has received the 2021-2022 Western Centre for Research on Social Inequality Gradiate Academic Student Award. Congratulations, Phuong!

Economics Professor Featured in BNN Bloomberg Article

Economics Professor and  Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking , Stephen Williamson,  was quoted in a BNN Bloomberg article regarding the banks position in enforcing the Emergencies Act. Williamson expresses concerns about how long the regulations will last. To read the full article, visit   BNN Bloomberg

Economics Professor Emeritus and Alumni Quoted in CBC News Article

Economics Professor Emeritus David Laidler, and Alumni Chidozie Okoye, were quoted in a CBC News article regarding inflation. The article discusses the disruption that inflation may inflict on future financial planning. To read the full article, visit CBC News